View Full Version : [gnome] Can't copy or paste in terminal

July 15th, 2010, 02:16 AM
Hi, everybody.

I'm running Lucid, and whenever I run a program in gnome-terminal that captures the mouse (dvtm, elinks, mc) I cannot highlight any text, which prevents me from copying any text from the terminal. This can get very annoying. Does anyone know if there's an easy way around this?


July 15th, 2010, 03:03 AM
you could try edit-select all. although that would obviously select all of the text. unfortunately the terminal does not support shift-arrow keys, unlike most other word processors.

July 16th, 2010, 11:38 PM
Ah, well, that's too bad. It seems like there should be some easy way to do that. In fact, the computer I use at work doesn't have a select all option for some reason.

Thanks anyway!